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Disable Google+ and enable only Gmail functionality [closed]

Is it possible to disable Google+ and only enable Gmail features basically includes email and chat only functions? Certain instances may cause Google+ as a mere distraction, knowing that by default ...
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Can I hide specific Google Drive images from Google+ photo?

I wonder if there are any ways to hide specific GDrive photos from G+ photo even if I turned on the option to show GDrive photos in G+ photo?
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Force Google+ to login using correct user

I have multiple Google App accounts. I have one for work and one(or more) for personal use. Whenever I visit http://plus.google.com, it will attempt to open Google Plus for an arbitrary account. ...
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Can I post to a Google+ community and to my circles at one time?

If I post content to a private Google+ community to which I belong, is there a way to simultaneously post the content to my circles? I know there are two setting for private G+ communities ...
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How does Google+ determine which posts to display?

Google+ has this nifty slider to choose how many posts go into the main stream. How does Google+ determine which posts should be displayed?
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Update Google+ account over email

I'ld like to upload images and post text message to my Google+ account over email. Is there a solution available?
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How can I see who I have already invited to Google+?

I've sent some invitations to Google+. Some users signed up, some didn't. I want to avoid sending repeat invitations to those who didn't sign up, but I lost track of who these people are. Is there ...
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Google+ event guest invite history

On Google Plus you can create a private event and share it with several people in your circles. You also have the option to allow guests to invite other people to the event. Is it possible to look at ...
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Can I add my business in Google Maps without add it on Google+?

Can I add my business in Google Maps without add it on Google+? I have a Google+ page for my website of this shop and I don't want a second Google+ page for the real store. Is possible?
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How to effectively manage Google+ storage usage for images and videos?

Google Drive storage also includes Google Docs, Gmail, Picasa web images, and Google+ image backup. All of which have a total of 15 GB of storage. My storage shot up to 99% and I can't seem to reduce ...
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What happens to videos shot at 60 fps when uploaded to Google+?

Does it keep the 60 fps or does it lower it to 30 fps after upload? Update: YouTube now supports 60fps videos, since Oct'14.
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Direct link to video in Google Plus?

Anyone have any idea if it is possible to link directly to a video that is posted in a Google Plus/Picasa gallery? You can link directly to a photo by right clicking in IE and copying the URL of ...
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Google+ link for YouTube channel creates 2 channels?

Using another Google account—myname@gmail.com—, I created a YouTube channel named DJTheLQ. Recently I was asked if I wanted to link this to Google+. I said yes and clicked all the options (don't ...
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Converting a suspended Google+ profile to a Page, without affecting YouTube name?

A year ago I created this YouTube user called CmisSync CMIS Synchronizer and uploaded some video tutorials about my product called "CmisSync". Somehow I also got an associated Google+ account with ...
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Can I live stream using YouTube Hangouts on Air without using my Google + account name?

I noticed YouTube offers live streaming now, via "Hangouts on Air". However it appears to tie to my Google Plus account, which uses my real name. I'd rather keep using my YouTube channel only. I'd ...
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How to know who has invited me to an event I've found in my Google Calendar?

Some times I get invited to Google+ events and these events get shown in my Google+ calendar. The most of these invitations can be considered spam and I would like to uncircle the sender in such ...
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How to make Google+ circle renaming reflect on Android app

I renamed a G+ circle, but it hasn't reflected in the Android app. I hit refresh many times, changed views between circles, went into notifications etc, but the name is still the old one. How can it ...
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How do I search for unread mails with specific Google+ Circle in my Gmail?

I want to search for unread mails but with specific circle. Is it possible or I've to press next => next page and have to look it manually to find unread emails under specific Google+ circle - as ...
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Search for “google+” on Twitter without regular “google” in results

How do you search for "google+" on Twitter without results also showing the form without the plus sign (+)? I want to search for the literal google+ on Twitter. Unfortunately, the plus gets encoded ...
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Find the reason for receiving a Google+ notification

Is there any way to understand exactly why one got a particular notification about a new post in a message thread? I can guess many possible reasons, but I'd really like to click on some meta ...
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How can I get a custom Google Plus profile URL using the new Google Plus?

I have a Google Plus personal profile, and I want to get a custom URL for it. I meet all of the requirements for getting a custom URL: You have ten or more followers (people who have added you to ...
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Where can I change the photo for posting to Google Groups?

Google groups leads me to my Google+ profile, but the picture on Google+ is different from the thumbnail. Where can I change my actual Google Groups picture? See: When I post a new topic and want to ...
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How to display and sort all Google+ posts based on most voted video/photo?

I would like to display all Google+ posts into my website and I would like to categorise them into: most voted video/photo most recent video/photo How can I achieve the above? I know how to embed ...
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Where have all my Maps reviews gone?

Over the years, I have posted a few reviews of places I've visited on Google Maps. Occasionally, I like to look back at my reviews, to remind myself where I've been. I'm aware that these reviews are ...
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is Facebook actively blocking Emojis?

When I post all Emojis that are available in OSX Mountain Lion on google+, I get this (safari screenshot): When I do exactly the same on facebook I get this (safari screenshot): Is it possible ...
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Why don't I see posts from my family members in my stream?

I have a Family circle with 7 members. I have my subscription level for this circle set to the highest setting: "Also subscribe to notifications for all new posts". Yet, on several occasions, family ...
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Google+ hangout Screensharing Resolution [duplicate]

Google+ hangouts are actually a reason to use Google+. The introduction of screen sharing, makes it that much more compelling to use it with work teams and small groups. Out of the box Google+ scales ...
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How to create a Google+ business profile? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Equivalent of a “fan page” in Google+? I have seen that some sites like IGN, PCGamer, etc. have created, few hours ago, their Google+ profiles. I suppose ...
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Shared albums from Google Plus not showing in Google Photos

Last year I made a few albums and shared them. I think I used the Google Plus photo feature to create a link and email it to my family. Now I'm using Google Photos (i.e. the new standalone app) and I ...
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Is there a way to share photos in Google+ with people who do not have a Google+ account?

I want to share photos with family and friends who do not necessarily have Google+ accounts. In Picasa I could save photos as Private so they just needed the Private Link. But I don't see that ...
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How can I get Custom Vanity Google plus URLs?

I see that Google and Blogger and maybe other have a customized Google Plus URL. Ex: http://plus.google.com/+google/posts http://plus.google.com/+blogger/posts
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How to use a bold asterisk in a Google+ post?

I'm trying to use the asterisk character (*) in a Google Plus post. The problem is that the asterisk character is used in Google+ to make text bold. *text* would make text. In this question, someone ...
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Is there a way to get directly to the desired user for a specific Google service while using multiple sign-in?

I am permanently logged in as two users, Google Apps for domains and also my non-Google Apps Gmail account. This is what happens whenever I am using Google Apps for domains, and want to use other ...
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Embed Google+ photos on website

Is it possible to embed Google+ photos on a website, much like it used to be possible with PicasaWeb?
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Google+ notification button showing count of 1 but nothing else

What is this red notification bar in Google+? It is always at "1", and when I click it a blank popup opens. What is it supposed to do and why is it always showing me a 1?
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What is the subject line of a Google+ Invite?

What is the phrase in the subject line of a Google+ invite? Somebody sent me one, and searching for "Google+" in my Gmail account turns up no results.
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Suppressing splog content from Google+ Sparks

This afternoon, a Google Sparks query on a particular brand of footwear returns twenty results, of which twelve are low-content or nonsensical splogs. Is there a way to block sites in Sparks? I can ...
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Show the list of users who +1 or liked a Google Reader feed item [closed]

How, or where, do you find the list of Google+ users who have read things in Google Reader and hit that +1 like button? At the tail end of an item in Google Reader there is this social button ...
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Changed Google Page ownership, now can't log into email

I had a Google Plus business page where and I changed the ownership of the account to a new manager. The Google Plus page had an associated email account that could be logged into just like any other ...
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Google+ required for Picasa Web Albums?

Do I now have to use Google Plus to load & view my Picasa web albums? I can't find out how to NOT use Google+ when trying to view my web albums.
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Google+ Auto Enhance photo album

Google+ recently released a feature that allows me to auto enhance my photos. However I seem to have to auto enhance each photo individually, which is pretty useless when I've got hundreds of photos. ...
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How are Google Plus emails interactive?

I received a mail from Google+ saying that someone I knew recently joined Google+. The email had an interactive red-box which allowed me to add the user to my circles. As far as I am aware, emails do ...
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How to auto share to Google+ when share or like from Facebook?

I love both sites but get tired quickly to double my time doing the share jobs e.g. like button, share button, ... on both site. Is there a way to share in one site, says facebook, and that will be ...
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Hide existing Youtube comments from Google+ Posts

I've been using Youtube and Google+ for years now. In the past I've posted comments on Youtube videos with little restraint. Now, unfortunately, my Google+ feed is an embarrassing window into the mind ...
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Is there any way to send an email to everyone in a Google Circle from gmail? or create Contact Group from Circle?

I looks like the answer is no (at least from within gmail)
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How do I find all of my posts on Google+?

My profile page on Google Plus lists all of my posts. This is my profile page. However, for the life of me, I can't figure out how to see this Wall-equivalent from the web interface of ...
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Deactivating Google plus account and reactivation

If I've deactivated my Google+ account can I reactivate it again and continue with all the previous information, eg. circles and posts? Can I unblock my self is someone blocked me? If I deactivate ...
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Never did +1 but have hundreds of +1's in my Google account data

I have a Google account but I use it mostly for Gmail, never had any activity in Google+ and didn't +1 anything ever. Today I went to the account data page to review / disable some things and the ...
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Adding Photos To Blogger Blog Automatically Adds Them To Google Plus Photos: How To Disable

When I add a picture to my Blogger Blog, the same picture gets added to my Google Plus photo gallery. I then delete them in Google Photos because excess clutter bothers me. It's not that the Blogger ...
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How to remove Google+ Circles contacts in Gmail contacts?

I see that in my Gmail contacts there are duplicated contacts that come from Google+ as below snapshot. I really don't want those contacts appear in my Gmail. How can I get rid of it?